It was another frustrating night for Everton at Goodison Park as their situation in the Premier League still remains pretty perilous, as they edged to four points clear of the relegation zone. Roberto Martinez have have recently been praising the side for showing green shoots of recovery with their draw against Manchester City and their valiant effort against West Ham United.
There may not have been much of incident in front of goal last night but there was a major talking point when Kevin Mirallas missed a penalty for the home side, on a night when the Goodison Park faithful were playing the roles of extras in the new Rocky film that was being filmed at half-time of a pretty dour contest.
The Baggies were happy with their evening's work despite not registering a shot on target, but three clean sheets from three games under Tony Pulis shows that progress is already being made by the former Stoke City and Crystal Palace boss.
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